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Chewing gum vs. Chocolate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chewing gum and Chocolate

  • Chewing gum has less Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Zinc, Potassium, and Vitamin B12.
  • Chocolate covers your daily Copper needs 114% more than Chewing gum.
  • Chewing gum has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Chewing gum and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +27850%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343% 186% 17%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +27850%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +400%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +58.1%
Contains more Water +168%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +10326.7%
Contains more Other +325%
97% 3%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 96.7 g
Water: 2.6 g
Other: 0.4 g
5% 31% 61% 2%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 31.28 g
Carbs: 61.17 g
Water: 0.97 g
Other: 1.7 g
Contains more Carbs +58.1%
Contains more Water +168%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +10326.7%
Contains more Other +325%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11975.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +697.1%
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.079 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.137 g
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11975.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +697.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chewing gum Chocolate
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chewing gum Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 94.3g 54.17g Chewing gum
Protein 0g 4.88g Chocolate
Fats 0.3g 31.28g Chocolate
Carbs 96.7g 61.17g Chewing gum
Calories 360kcal 546kcal Chocolate
Sugar 66.08g 47.9g Chocolate
Fiber 2.4g 7g Chocolate
Calcium 0mg 56mg Chocolate
Iron 0mg 8.02mg Chocolate
Magnesium 0mg 146mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 0mg 206mg Chocolate
Potassium 2mg 559mg Chocolate
Sodium 1mg 24mg Chewing gum
Zinc 0mg 2.01mg Chocolate
Copper 0mg 1.028mg Chocolate
Manganese 0mg 1.419mg Chocolate
Selenium 0.6µg 3µg Chocolate
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Chocolate
Vitamin E 0mg 0.54mg Chocolate
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.025mg Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.05mg Chocolate
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.725mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.297mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.042mg Chocolate
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.23µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 0µg 8.1µg Chocolate
Cholesterol 0mg 8mg Chewing gum
Trans Fat 0.112g Chewing gum
Saturated Fat 0.042g 18.519g Chewing gum
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 0.079g 9.54g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.137g 1.092g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.947g Chocolate
Omega-3 - ALA 0.085g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chewing gum Chocolate
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Chewing gum
9%
Chocolate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Chewing gum
116%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 18.18g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chewing gum
Chewing gum contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chewing gum
Chewing gum is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chewing gum
Chewing gum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.477g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chewing gum
Chewing gum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Chewing gum
Chewing gum is cheaper (difference - $1)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chewing gum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168771/nutrients
  2. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.